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State of Massachusetts Environmental Service Specialist I in Boston, Massachusetts

The Department of Mental Health Metro Boston Area is seeking motivated and detail-oriented applicants for role of Environmental Service Specialist I in our Environmental Services (EVS) Department. The ideal candidate performs cleaning functions in assigned areas of the facility, client rooms, staff areas, offices, and public areas and performs other related duties as described below. Assignments may not be consistent from day-to-day; therefore, candidate must be flexible and willing to perform the assigned duties as outlined below. _Duties and Responsi_bilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive): * * Performs miscellaneous manual tasks in a state institution or building * Cleans, waxes, and /or polishes offices, rooms, ward corridors, pantries, floors, windows, woodwork, laboratories, washrooms, walls, fixtures and ground areas * Collects soiled linens and other articles requiring laundering, for transportation to laundry and distributes laundered articles when returned * Clean by operating all equipment used in housekeeping department * May make minor repairs to fixtures and cleaning equipment * Shovels snow off stairs and grounds area * Moves furniture as required * Inspects areas cleaned by others for completion of job duties * Coordinates/interfaces with program heads of the building to ensure the cleanliness of the building */_Required Qualifications:_/ * Physical ability to perform manual tasks assigned * Considerable knowledge of materials, equipment, and methods commonly used in housekeeping /_Preferred Qualifications:_/ * Experience in Building Custodial or Institutional Housecleaning work * Given the population served, bilingual or multilingual fluency /_Schedule: _/This is a full-time (40 Hours) position,6:30 AM to 2:30 PM. Days off are every other weekend and rotating weekdays. /_Agency Mission:_/ The Department of Mental Health, as the State Mental Health Authority, assures and provides access to services and supports to meets the mental health needs of individuals of all ages, enabling them to live, work, and participate in their communities. The Department establishes standards to ensure effective and culturally competent care to promote recovery. The Department sets policy, promotes self-determination, protects human rights and supports mental health training and research. This critical mission is accomplished by working in partnership with other state agencies, individuals, families, providers and communities. Mental health is an essential part of health care. The Massachusetts Department of Mental Health, as the State Mental Health Authority, promotes mental health through early intervention, treatment, education, policy, and regulation so that all residents of the Commonwealth may live full and productive lives. /_Pre-Hire Process:_/ A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit Education, licensure, and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. If you require assistance with the application/interview process and would like to request an ADA accommodation, please click on the link and complete theADA Reasonable Accommodation Request Form. For questions regarding this requisition, please contact the Executive Office of Health and Human Services Human Resources at 1-800- 510-4122 Ext. #4 First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. Minimum Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have at least six months of full-time, or equivalent part-time experience in building custodial or institutional housekeeping work. Special Requirements: None *Comprehensive Benefits* When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! * *COVID Vaccine: As a condition of employment, depending on job assignment and location, employees may be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination and/or other vaccinations, or to have been approved for a vaccination exemption prior to their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. * *An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. *Job: Equipment, Facilities & Services *Organization: Department of Mental Health *Title: *Environmental Service Specialist I Location: Massachusetts-Boston-85 East Newton Street Requisition ID: 240001M7